Canola meaning

kə-nō'lə
Any of several varieties of the rape plant having seeds containing oil that is very low in erucic acid and high in monounsaturated fatty acids.
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An edible oil made from such a plant.
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Any of several varieties of the rape plant having seeds containing oil that is very low in erucic acid and high in monounsaturated fatty acids.
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An edible oil made from such a plant.
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Any of a number of cultivars of rapeseed (Brassica napus) and closely related field mustard (Brassica rapa) primarily grown in North America, which have a lower erucic acid and glucosinolate content than traditional rapeseed.
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Trade name for rapeseed oil.
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(mythology) Mythical inventor of the harp.
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A given name for females.
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Origin of canola

  • Can(ada) o(il,) l(ow) a(cid)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Shortened from Canadian oil, low acid.
    From Wiktionary
  • Probably Celtic
    From Wiktionary
  • From Canola
    From Wiktionary